Live CD

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Existing Live CDs with flashrom

Flashrom is already shipped inthe following live CDs:

Why a Live CD?

It provides a user with a stable work environment to read, write and verify a flash device on any supported x86 hardware.

  • Read, write, update and verify a BIOS image on any x86 system
  • Boots on x86-32 and/or x86-64
  • Complete Linux distribution
  • User friendly
  • coreboot logo splash screen
  • GUI version with terminal for flashrom

Flashrom Live CD

This page is a work in progress. There is no ISO yet. This is just a plan for now.

Included software packages

  • Linux kernel.
  • Complete and automatic hardware detection, not requiring any driver to be added.
  • Mounts $windows drive read only
  • livecd/packages:
    • acpid, av, binutils, bison, busybox, bzip2, cabextract, cpio, curl, cvs, dev-util/git, dhcpcd, diffutils, dmidecode, dosfstools, ethtool, flex, ftp, gdb, grep, hwsetup, iputils, iproute, irssi, joe, lftp, livecd-tools, links, lsof, lynx, lzma-utils, mdadm, minicom, nano, ngrep, ntfsprogs, openssh, openvpn, pciutils, picocom, pptpclient, quilt, rp-pppoe, screen, strace, subversion, tar, telnet-bsd, tftp-hpa, unrar, valgrind, vim, wget, wireless-tools, wpa_supplicant, xc, zip

Complete toolchain for

Size of ISO-image is <185 MBytes. Small enough to fit on a flash drive or 3" CD-ROM.